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Whether you’re interested in becoming a mathematician, teacher, or furthering your education in graduate school, the Springfield College mathematics major is the perfect option. It offers a traditional program of study in mathematics that may be complemented with an optional teacher certification in secondary education. 

The mathematics major will provide you with a solid background in both pure and applied areas of mathematics. Offerings in mathematical analysis, linear algebra, discrete mathematics, and probability theory are supplemented by courses in abstract algebra, geometry, and mathematics seminar. As a mathematics major, you’ll also have the opportunity to complete a minor in areas such as computer science, computer programming, business management, and economics.

You’ll graduate from this program ready for a professional career in government, business, education, or other industries that demand special numerical expertise. 

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A group of students from the Springfield College Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science stand together at a Rubik's Cube competition
Ribuk's Cube Competition

The Springfield College Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science recently hosted its annual Rubik's Cube competition welcoming students from throughout the campus community an opportunity to compete for free prizes. 

Students in the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science participate in a Pumpkin contest at Halloween
Great Mathematical Pumpkin Contest

Faculty, staff and students join in on the Great Mathematical Pumpkin contest for some Halloween fun.

Two female students pretend to eat skittles during a math assignment
Discovery Learning Assessment

Students in Math 105 participate in a Discovery Learning Assessment. The experiment was in modeling the Skittle population, where math and Skittles were enjoyed by all!

Studying Mathematics At Springfield College